Principle over Pathology

Vladimir Putin may have targeted schools, maternity wards, hospitals, homes, and a theater sheltering children, but he and his gang are not in control of the places they occupy. There is a reason why: the occupiers have failed to win over the Ukrainians. The Ukrainian army has refused to surrender, even in cities badly damaged by bombardment, and Putin cannot understand why.

He expected an easy war, a conquest of Ukraine that would not last more than six weeks. Now, two months have passed. There is no pro-Russian puppet regime in Kyiv, and the thirst for self-governance and democracy is…



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Bandy X. Lee

Forensic psychiatrist, violence expert, president of the World Mental Health Coalition (, and editor of "The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump.”